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A new species of Holosticha (Ciliophora: Hypotrichida) from the coastal waters of Nagasaki, Japan: Holosticha nagasakiensis sp. nov.
Hu, X.; Suzuki, T. (2004). A new species of Holosticha (Ciliophora: Hypotrichida) from the coastal waters of Nagasaki, Japan: Holosticha nagasakiensis sp. nov. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 84(1): 9-13
In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press/Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom: Cambridge. ISSN 0025-3154, more
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  • Hu, X.
  • Suzuki, T.

Abstract
    The morphology and infraciliature of the marine hypotrichous ciliate Holosticha nagasakiensisi sp. nov. from the coastal waters of Nagasaki, Japan are described based on living and protargol-impregnated specimens. The new species is characterized by: medium-sized marine Holosticha, in vivo 100-150×30-40 µm with elongated body shape and slightly greyish to reddish cell colour; cortical granules arranged in conspicuously longitudinal rows; 24-32 adoral membranelles; ~20 midventral cirral pairs and 7-10 transverse cirri; 28-42 left and 25-38 right marginal cirri; constantly 4 frontal cirri and 3 dorsal kineties; 23-63 macronuclear nodules.

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